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Top 10 steel coasters that aren't B&M or Intamin


Giga Poster
^ Though to be fair, Eejanaika is really an Arrow design, Did S&S tweak it at all to improve it from X in any way?

My top 10 sans B&Intamin is nothing to write home about:

1. Magnum XL-200 (Arrow)
2. Mind Bender (Schwarzkopf)
3. Mystery Mine (Gerstlauer)
4. Tennessee Tornado (Arrow)
5. Flight of Fear (Premier)
6. Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit (Maurer)
7. Loch Ness Monster (Arrow)
8. Big Bad Wolf (Arrow)
9. Carolina Cyclone (Arrow)
10. Revenge of the Mummy (Premier)

And those are all clustered in the 20-35 range of my steel rankings, so the relative slotting is pretty fluid anyway.


Giga Poster
madhjsp said:
Though to be fair, Eejanaika is really an Arrow design, Did S&S tweak it at all to improve it from X in any way?
Eejanaika has a 10.5 meter (33 feet) taller drop and a zero-g/full-full element wich X2 lacks.


Giga Poster
^ Hm, so it does. The seats rotate in a completely different manner as well, which is also a pretty significant alteration. And here I was thinking that it was an exact copy all these years. Now I feel stupid.


Hyper Poster
1.X2, Arrow/S&S
2.Goliath, Giovanola
3.Olympia Looping, Schwarzkopf
4.Viper, Arrow
5.Nighthawk, Vekoma
6.Kong, Vekoma

All my others are sad and pathetic


Giga Poster
Thought I might as well do mine from my Mitch Hawker poll as that was done recently:

1. X2
2. Expedition Everest
3. Montezooma's Revenge
4. Viper (SFMM)
5. Revenge of the Mummy (USF)
6. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (DLRP)
7. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster (WDW)
8. Saw
9. Big Thunder Mountain (DLRP)
10. Mumbo Jumbo

Guess it shows how dominant B&M and Intamin are, except that X2 is my actual number one.


Strata Poster
My top 10:

1. X2, SFMM
2. Goliath, SFMM
3. Blue Fire, Europa Park
4. Euro Mir, Europa Park
5. Deja Vu, SFMM (defunct)
6. Space Mountain: Mission 2, DLP
7. Rock 'n' Rollercoaster, DLP
8. Schweizer Bobbahn, Europa Park
9. Magic Mountain, Gardaland
10. Poseidon, Europa Park


Strata Poster
1. Rock N Rollercoaster
2. Expedition Everest
3. Space Mountain
4. Saw
5. Revenge Of The Mummy
6. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
7. Velocity
8. Kumali
9. Mumbo Jumbo
10. Big Thunder Mountain


Staff member
wow, good question and one I really needed to think about...

1. Blue Fire, EP
2. Lisebergbanan, Liseberg
3. Jubilee Odyssey, FI
4. Avalanche, PBB
5. Revolution, PBB
6. Flight of Fear, KD
7. Big Bad Wolf, BGW
8. Back Lot Stunt Coaster, KD
9. Steel Force, DP
10. Bullet, FL

That's not really properly ordered, but I find it hard to order things anyway. I enjoyed all of those rides though and would happily ride any one of them again tomorrow.


Giga Poster
1. X2 (Arrow)
2. Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit (Maurer Sohne)
3. Blue Fire (Mack)
4. Winjas (Maurer Sohne)
5. Goliath (Gionvola)
6. Euro Mir (Mack)
7. Expedition Everest (Vekoma)
8. Colorado Adventure (Vekoma)
9. Space Mountain (MK) (Arrow)
10. Saw:The Ride (Gerstlauer)


Mega Poster
1. Magnum- Arrow (3)
2. Lightning Racer (Lightning)- GCI (7)
3. Lightning Racer (Thunder)- GCI (8)
4. Expedition Everest- Vekoma (9)
5. Rock n Roller Coaster- Vekoma (10)
6. Gemini Blue- Arrow (14)
7. Gemini Red- Arrow (15)
8. Sidewinder (Hersheypark) Vekoma (17)
9. Blue Streak (Cedar Point) PTC (20)
10.Corkscrew (Cedar Point) Arrow (24)


Mega Poster
Mine would probably be:
1: Phantom's Revenge - Arrow/Morgan
2: Blue Fire - Mack
3: Steel Force - Morgan
4: Verbolten - Zierer
5: Saw: the Ride - Gerstlauer
6: Bobbahn (Heide Park) - Mack
7: Magnum XL 200 - Arrow
8: The Big One - Arrow
9: Jubilee Oddyssey - Vekoma
10: Sky Rocket - Premier

Others (in no order) worth mentioning:
G’sengte Sau
Dragons Fury
Mumbo Jumbo
Roller Soaker
Jokers Jinx
Flight of Fear
Loch Ness Monster
Colorado Adventure

Thank heaven we have B&M, Intamin and wooden coasters, I can't imagine being so enthusiastic about coasters without them.


Giga Poster
At a guess:

Rock 'n' Rollercoaster
Both Big Thunder Mountain's
Space Mountain
Revenge of the Mummy
Paris SM

No X2 thank-you very much. That was just plain awful.

EDITED: due to random copy and paste without reading it back haha!


Matt SR
Staff member
Social Media Team
Alright, so I altered this list a bit. I have bolded the non B&M and Intamin rides, while also counting the number of B&M and Intamin rides in between each selection - just to show how spread out these coasters really are.

1 Intamin
1. X2
4 B&Ms, 2 Intamins
2. Magnum XL- 200
3 B&Ms, 1 Intamin
3. Viper
1 Intamin, 2 B&Ms
4. MindBender
1 Intamin, 3 B&Ms
5. Phantom's Revenge
2 B&Ms
6. RnR
1 B&M
1 B&M
9. Firehawk

1 Intamin
10. Mystery Mine

And afterwards, there is only 1 Intamin (Disaster Transport) and 2 B&Ms (Hydra and Silver Bullet) left on my list, while countless Arrows and Vekomas still go on.


Miss CoasterForce 2016
Staff member
Social Media Team
1. Saw The Ride (Gerstlauer)
2. Revenge of the Mummy -Florida- (Premier Rides)
3. Fluch Von Novgorod (Gerstlauer)
4. Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit (Maurer Sohne)
5. Dragons Fury (Maurer Sohne)
6. Steeple Chase (Arrow Dynamics)
7. Mumbo Jumbo (S&S)
8. Big Thunder Mountain Rail Road (Disney?)
9. Colorado Adventure (Vekoma)
10. Speed (Gerstlauer)


Giga Poster
A year later, Steel Force just cracks the top 10 for me

1. Magnum XL-200 (Arrow)
2. Mind Bender (Schwarzkopf)
3. Mystery Mine (Gerstlauer)
4. Tennessee Tornado (Arrow)
5. Flight of Fear (Premier)
6. Hollywood Rip, Ride, Rockit (Maurer)
7. Loch Ness Monster (Arrow)
8. Big Bad Wolf (Arrow)
9. Revenge of the Mummy (Premier)
10. Steel Force (Morgan)


Hyper Poster
Theming seems to play a big role for me in non B&M and Intamin coasters. Actually was hard to get it down to 10 though, I had about 15 or 16 pretty good ones.

1. Mr. Freeze, SFOT (Premier Rides)
2. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, DLRP (Vekoma)
3. Goliath, SFMM (Giovanola)
4. Titan, SFOT (Giovanola)
5. Space Mountain, Disneyland (Vekoma)
6. Space Mountain: Mission 2, DLRP (Vekoma)
7. X2, SFMM (Arrow)
8. Wild Thing, Valleyfair (Morgan)
9. Rock 'n' Roller coaster, WDW (Vekoma)
10. Hollywood, Rip, Ride, Rockit, Univ. Studios FL (Maurer Sohne)


CF Legend
I was going to start with the ones in my top ten, but there aren't any haha, so here we go:

1) Hollywood: Rip, Ride, Rockit, Maurer Sohne, Universal Studios Florida
2) Shock, Maurer Sohne, Rainbow MagicLand
3) Anubis: The Ride, Gerstlauer, Plopsaland
4) Goliath, Vekoma, Six Flags New England
5) Revenge of the Mummy, Premier Rides, Universal Studios Florida
6) The Ultimate, Someone, Lightwater Valley
7) Flight of Fear, Premier Rides, Kings Dominion
8) Steel Force, Morgan, Dorney Park
9) Goliath, Giovanola, Six Flags Magic Mountain
10) X2, Arrow, Six Flags Magic Mountain


Strata Poster
1 - Ultimate - lightwater valley - Big country motioneering
2 - Saw - Thorpe - Gerstlauer
3 - Colorado Adventure - Phantasialand - Vekoma
4 - Revenge of the Mummy - USF - premier
5 - lynet - Farup - Gerstlauer
6 - Euro Mir - europa park - Mack
7 - Lisebergbanan - Liseberg - Schwarzkopf
8 - Verbolten - BGW - Zierer
9 - Phantoms Revenge - Kennywood - Morgan
10- Vilda musen - Groene lund - Gerstlauer


Giga Poster
This is really difficult, but I'm going to give it a go! My Top 10 is literally just Intamins and B&Ms. The top 6 are Intamin, the last 4, B&M!

1, Lisebergbanan - Liseberg (Schwarzkopf)
2, Shock - Rainbow Magicland (Maurer)
3, Schweizer Bobbahn - Heide Park (Mack)
4, Winjas - Phantasialand (Maurer)
5, Flight of Fear - Kings Dominion (Premier)
6, The Ultimate - Lightwater Valley (Big Company Motioneering)
7, Rock 'n' Rollercoaster - Disneyland Paris (Vekoma)
8, Dragons Fury (Maurer)
9, Anubis: The Ride (Gerstlauer)
10, Colorado Adventure - Phantasialand (Vekoma)

That was hard and really did need some thought!